Held each spring, the concert features the critically acclaimed Meadows Symphony Orchestra and honors a community leader. This year’s honoree was noted arts and civic leader Caren Prothro. The 2015 event chair was Heather Furniss, and the honorary chairs were Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr.
The Meadows Symphony, led by conductor Paul Phillips, was joined by two renowned opera singers –Thomas Studebaker and mezzo soprano Michaela Martens – in a presentation of Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (“The Song of the Earth”). Photographer Kim Leeson was on hand to capture the concert, where Meadows Dean Sam Holland announced the event raised over 1.5 million.